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Heading toward a brighter future through innovation and a ceaseless desire to improve

Over the last 120 years, KEPCO served as the reliable supplier of top-quality electric power, creating the ‘history of light’. Now, KEPCO continues its legacy, building a brighter future with Green & Smart R&D and expanding to global markets.

KEPCO’s Role

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) was founded under the Korea Electric Power Corporation Act to facilitate development of electric power sources, satisfy the nation's electric power supply and demand and contribute to the development of national economy.
The Act on the Management of Public Institutions classifies KEPCO as a market-oriented public corporation.

KEPCO engages in businesses to achieve the aforementioned objectives, which include: development of electric power resources; generation, transmission, transformation and distribution of electric power; and marketing, research, technological development, overseas business, investment, corporate social responsibility and use of its property with regard to electric power.

KEPCO’s Responsibilities

  • KEPCO mission
    • Electric power resource development
    • Research / technological development
    • Investment, corporate social responsibility, use of property
    • Overseas electric power business
    • Electric power generation, transmission, transformation, distribution, marketing

KEPCO at a Glance

As of Dec. 31, 2017

KEPCO at a Glance information
Official name
Korea Electric Power Corporation
Headquarters
#55 Jeollyeok-ro, Naju-si, Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea (Postal code: 58322)
Assets
KRW 181.7 trillion
Sales
KRW 59.8 trillion
No. of employees
22,196
Electric power sales volume
507 billion kWh
Shareholders
Korea Development Bank (32.90%), Korean government (18.20%), National Pension Service (6.16%) and minority shareholders & others (37.15%)
Subsidiaries
In Korea: 10 electric power generation companies and other subsidiaries
In foreign countries: 30 local entities and affiliates.
Public Listing
Korea Exchange (1989) and New York Stock Exchange (1994)